August 25, 1946 – December 29, 2021
Harris “T-Harris” Guidry Sr., 75, a native and resident of Chauvin, Louisiana passed away on Wednesday, December 29, 2021.
A visitation will be held in his honor on Sunday, January 2, 2022 at Samart Funeral Home of Houma, 4511 West Park Ave., Gray, LA 70359 from 4:00pm until 8:00 pm. Visitation will resume on Monday, January 3, 2022 at St. Joseph Catholic Church, Chauvin, LA from 9:30am until the Mass of Christian Burial at 12:00pm. The burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery.
He is survived by his long-time companion of 22 years, Merline Trahan; children, Stacey Guidry, Shanna Battise (Robert), Harris “T-do” Guidry Jr. (Vickie), and Nicholas Guidry (Erika); step-children, Tabatha Gutierrez (Jesus) and Melissa Henry (Eldren); seventeen grandchildren; fifteen great-grandchildren; and siblings, Larry Guidry (Joan), Vernon Carrere (Sheri), and Eric Carrere (Christie).
He was preceded in death by his grandson, Theodore Blanchard; parents, Viola Trahan Guidry Carrere and Redel Guidry; step-father, Stelay Carrere; brothers, Redel Guidry Sr. and Errol Carrere; and first wife, Irene P. Guidry.
“T-Harris” was a lifelong commercial fisherman and business owner promoting Louisiana seafood. He was a great salesman with a great sense of humor. He was also a loving companion, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle to all. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him. He proudly served our country as a Vietnam Veteran.
The family would like to thank the local fire department and rescue units for their great efforts.
Online condolences can be given at www.samartfuneralhome.com
Samart Funeral Home of Houma, LLC is in charge of arrangements.